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Species: Epopostruma frosti   (Brown, 1948) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Hexadaceton frosti Brown, 1948e: 120, fig. 2 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Epopostruma: Taylor, 1973 PDF: 26.
See also: Shattuck, in Bolton, 2000: 60.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in dry sclerophyll, 4 times found in mallee woodland, 3 times found in mallee, 2 times found in Open woodland near roadside, 1 times found in good dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in ridge, dry sclerophyll, much low heath scrub, 1 times found in tall gums, 1 times found in tall gums, hillside.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times nest under lateritic stone, 2 times Wandoo trunk, 2 times under log, 2 times nocturnal foragers, 1 times nest in soil and leaf litter, 1 times Marri trunk, 1 times honey bait, tree trunks, moonless night, cold, 1 times honey bait, 11pm, 1 times diurnal, 1 times berlesate, 1 times at honey baits on trees, 8-10pm, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times direct collection, 3 times Intercept trap, 1 times Bark trap.

Elevations: collected from 85 - 548 meters, 202 meters average

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